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Equinix to open new Dallas-Ft. Worth area data center

Equinix is going to open a new international business exchange (IBX) data center in Dallas, allowing it to support growing demand for interconnection services in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area, one of its densest markets.

Nokia sets PS-LTE sights on South Korea

While Nokia Networks has expanded its LTE network in a box (NIB) solution for the United States, it's also working to gain public safety business in other countries like South Korea.

AT&T to begin CORD field trials in wireline network in 2016, expand virtual services

AT&T says that it is moving ahead with efforts to virtualize last mile functions related to its FTTH buildouts centered around the Central Office Re-architected as Data Center (CORD) concept.

AT&T's Donovan: Traffic from 'millions' of wireless customers now running on SDN architecture

AT&T is currently running traffic from "millions" of its wireless customers over its software-defined network architecture, according to John Donovan, senior EVP of AT&T's technology and operations.

Should Huawei, ZTE and other Chinese firms be allowed back into U.S. wireless market?

Vendors like Huawei and ZTE have been effectively banned from U.S. wireless network contracts after some lawmakers raised concerns about national security a few years ago. But now that it's 2015, isn't it time to revisit those policies?

TDS closes in on 2015 FTTH goals with 1 Gig launch in Tipton, Ind.

TDS Telecom said it is on track to launch in Tipton, Ind., with 1 Gbps Internet and IPTV service market in November, moving it closer to reaching its goal to equip seven new markets this year.

Before Google's Project Loon or SpaceX, O3b cites demand for its satellites

While big names like Google, Facebook and SpaceX are pursuing grand plans to deliver Internet service to the unconnected, O3b Networks-- named for the "other 3 billion" who are unconnected-- is touting how its high throughput, low latency satellite network is already becoming the fastest growing in satellite history.

Huawei completes large-scale 5G field trial with NTT DoCoMo

Huawei says it completed the world's first large-scale field trial of new 5G radio access technologies with Japan's NTT DoCoMo. The trial was conducted in an outdoor test site in Chengdu, China, where Huawei was able to stream live video to its booth at the CEATEC Japan 1015 trade show at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.

Zayo, Netflix establish joint peering exchange in Atlanta

Zayo's zColo division and Netflix have partnered to become founding members for Community IX Holdings' newest community-based peering exchange in Atlanta, Ga.

Camouflaged tower companies look to modernize technology, adopt best practices

As wireless operators expand their existing 4G LTE networks by building out more macro cell sites and small cells, they continue to seek help from a community of companies like Stealth to conceal tower sites.